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Doctors learn to control their own brains' pain responses to better treat patients

... gray and anterior cigulate cortex, is automatic and may reflect a panic response developed ... first time that people can learn to control that automatic response. The team performed its research in ... the study. It would not be adaptive if this automatic sharing mechanism for pain was not modulated by ...

Pfizer supports open access publishing for researchers in low-income countries

... BioMed Central to launch an open access waiver fund which will support automatic waivers of publication fees for authors from low-income countries. ... and publish many articles from these countries. BioMed Central's policy of automatic waivers for low-income countries ensures that researchers based in these ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

... applications when a camera is mounted near an entrance, enabling fast, automatic counting and/or recognition of individuals as they pass through. ... to the system. The face tracking in VeriLook Surveillance SDK also enables automatic enrollment of faces from a video source and can add new biometric facial ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

... applications when a camera is mounted near an entrance, enabling fast, automatic counting and/or recognition of individuals as they pass through. ... to the system. The face tracking in VeriLook Surveillance SDK also enables automatic enrollment of faces from a video source and can add new biometric facial ...

FEBS Letters Structured Digital Abstracts experiment

... this valuable information and organize it in a structured format ready for automatic analysis. The experiment of using SDAs will facilitate database entry and ... and Alfonso Valencia propose that a combination of human expertise and automatic text-mining systems can be used to create a first generation of ...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

... shows and conferences will allow vendors achieve healthy profit margins. North American Government Biometrics Markets is part of the automatic Identification and Security Growth Partnership Service program, which also includes research in the following markets: world biometrics market, ...

Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case

... Xpert leverages artificial intelligence and exploits the most comprehensive and advanced methods available in the art of signature verification. automatic comparison is executed by a powerful combination of verifiers. In particular, the technology combines a human-like holistic analysis of signature ...

Ability to literally imagine oneself in another's shoes may be tied to empathy

... people who were slower at the task might have been engaging more resources to imagine another's mental state, or may be using a slower and less automatic strategy on the task," Park said. ...

Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case

... Xpert leverages artificial intelligence and exploits the most comprehensive and advanced methods available in the art of signature verification. automatic comparison is executed by a powerful combination of verifiers. In particular, the technology combines a human-like holistic analysis of signature ...

DNA-Prokids: Genetic identification against traffic in human beings

... forces and judicial systems". To date, there is no other specific initiative aimed at missing children identification based upon systematic and automatic international cooperation through a single worldwide database. This is exactly the mission of DNA-Prokids: coordinating, from both a scientific and a ...

From cars to cancer: UH professor employs auto industry tools for tumor therapy

... rapid prototyping, a fabrication technique common in the auto and manufacturing industries. "Rapid prototyping is a technology that allows the automatic construction of physical models and prototyping of parts directly from a three-dimensional computer-aided design model," Kamrani said. "Thin, ...

Caltech researchers train computers to analyze fruit-fly behavior

... errors in tracking, we get very few. We are able to give accurate performance figures." The next step, says Anderson, is to try to extend this automatic behavior-detection system to mice--a more difficult task when you're dealing with a fuzzy-edged creature like a mammal, but one that is important if ...

Is it really only our kidneys that control blood pressure?

... pressure increases. However, Osborn and colleagues remind us that the cardiovascular system is controlled by multiple mechanisms including the automatic part of the nervous system, which directly controls the kidney. They also update us on a plethora of new findings supporting a role of the nervous ...

Mobile Communication Market Opens up for Biometrics - Precise Biometrics Awarded 1st Prize at GSMA World Mobile Congress

... for automated identity check supporting airline services through the SIM card and NFC (Near Field Communication). It enables remote ticket purchase, automatic baggage drop, self service boarding and baggage reconciliation. All these services are secured by automated Match-on-Card biometric verification to ...

New 'smart' materials for the brain

... 2) understanding how to stimulate the neural tissue, and 3) understanding what signals to record from the neurons in order for the device to make an automatic and appropriate decision to stimulate. The new carbon nanotube-based interface technology discovered together with state of the art simulations of ...

More freedom to take risks: DFG funds the first Reinhart Koselleck Projects

... aims to expand and merge two traditionally separate fields of research in cognitive and biological psychology. He is particularly interested in automatic modelling and the systematic acquisition of auditory rules as well as the suppression of the brain's responses to autogenous auditory stimuli. By ...

Missing: 2,000 elephants

... the savanna elephants of Central Africa's Sahel region, now hover at about 1,000 animals, down from an estimated 3,000 in 2006. Ivory poachers using automatic weapons have decimated elephant populations particularly when herds venture seasonally outside of the park. Civil unrest in has made conservation ...

Neurotechnology Releases SentiSight 2.0 SDK Universal Object Recognition Technology

... technologies over the past 18 years: providing products of high quality and reliability with cost-effective pricing." SentiSight 2.0 enables fully automatic and manual object learning as well as simultaneous multiple object detection and recognition. Used in conjunction with a digital camera or other ...

Neurotechnology Releases SentiSight 2.0 SDK Universal Object Recognition Technology

... technologies over the past 18 years: providing products of high quality and reliability with cost-effective pricing." SentiSight 2.0 enables fully automatic and manual object learning as well as simultaneous multiple object detection and recognition. Used in conjunction with a digital camera or other ...

Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions

... (IMO), there are many problems that require attention. There is a need for an arctic ship routing system, traffic separation schemes, and use of automatic Identification System (AIS) and Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT). Due to their vulnerability, arctic waters require very strict ...

Zebra Technologies Enters Into Revolving Credit Agreement to Support Company Growth

... Technologies Corporation helps companies identify, locate and track assets, transactions and people with on-demand specialty digital printing and automatic identification solutions. In more than 100 countries around the world, more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies use innovative and reliable ...

August LabBits: A media tip sheet from the MBL in Woods Hole

... co-released with glutamate from skate rods, and feeds back onto the photoreceptor terminals to suppress the release of glutamate, thus providing an automatic gain control mechanism that reduces the risk of glutamate toxicity. Demonstrating the role of Zn2+ in the regulation of glutamate release from ...

Geisinger piloting innovative laboratory specimen processing instrument

... DANVILLE, PA. Geisinger Medical Center's microbiology lab is the first in the U.S. to use a new automatic instrument that improves the quality and efficiency of specimen planting and streaking and eases a growing demand for lab services. Geisinger's ...

Sony Cyber-shot Cameras Get Smarter

... so it can easily slip into a pocket or purse. "Sony is taking the lead in developing "intelligent" cameras so that taking great pictures is an automatic function and not a complicated process," said Phil Lubell, director of digital camera marketing at Sony Electronics. "This is part of our effort to ...

Caltech neurobiologists discover individuals who 'hear' movement

... something when you look at that?" After talking to him further, I realized that his experience had all the characteristics of a synesthesia: an automatic sensory cross-activation that he had experienced all of his life," says Saenz. A search of the synesthesia literature revealed that auditory ...

Sounding out heart problems automatically

... the researchers explain, and the poor sensitivity of the human ear to low frequency heart sounds makes this task even more difficult. The automatic classification of heart sounds based on Ari and Saha's technique could remedy these failings. ...

Healthy or diseased?

... bioinformatics approach can be used, in conjunction with the new metabolomics technology platform (metaP) at the HelmholtzZentrum mnchen, for the automatic identification of groups of relevant biomarkers of disease. Additionally, with the pre-clinical investigation of the effect of new drugs, ...

Insights into micromillimeters

... slices and displays them on the monitor for researchers at ultra high resolution and in various planes. "Technically, this has brought the fully automatic evaluation of tissue changes and approaches for new therapy within our grasp," states Professor Dr. Peter Schirmacher, Director of the Institute for ...

School of Robofish provides basis for underwater robot teams

... of aeronautics and astronautics, has built three Robofish that communicate with one another underwater. Recently at the International Federation of automatic Control's Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles she presented results showing that the robots had successfully ...

Sea cliff erosion, hemp construction materials and more at UCSD Engineering Conference

... Sea cliff erosion prediction, an automatic cameraman, wall boards made from hemp and plant-based glues, computers with common sense, origami optics, privacy-preserving surveillance systems, ...

Why serotonin can cause depression and anxiety

... part of some city; although it might be a shortcut, most people wouldnt consider taking it. In healthy subjects, serotonin appears important for this automatic avoidance. It has long been suggested that over-activity of the serotonin system may relate to mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, as ...

4 days of REM sleep deprivation contributes to a reduction of cell proliferation in rats

... Los Angeles Healthcare System, focused on male Sprague-Dawley rats. REM sleep deprivation was achieved by a brief treadmill movement initiated by automatic online detection of REM sleep. A yoked-control (YC) rat was placed in the same treadmill and experienced the identical movement regardless of the ...

1 person out of every 1,000 has synaesthesia, in which an individual can smell a sound

... focussing on the most common one: the grapheme-colour type (for people with this form of synaesthesia, letters, words and numbers evoke colours in an automatic and involuntary way). One of the distinctive characteristics of this form of synaesthesia is the fact that people are certain about their ...

Katherine Freed wins first place at the International ISPE Undergraduate Poster Contest

... posters were submitted at that competition of which six were chosen to go on to compete in Las Vegas in November. The other finalists included the automatic Pill Bottle Opener by Jorge DaSilva (Stevens), Effect of Dry Particle Coating on Packing Density by Lauren Beach (NJIT), Physics Based Modeling of ...

OHSU researchers reveal the science of shivering

... to another part of the brain called the preoptic area, which decides when the body should start shivering. Shivering is one of the many automatic and subconscious regulatory body functions, often called homeostatic functions, that the brain regulates. Other examples include the adjustment of ...

Weight loss -- not one size fits all

... the increase in exercise-induced energy expenditure, by adjusting their food intake" he said. "For some people this might be in responses to an automatic biological drive, whereas for others it might be a deliberate reward-based increase." Dr King said what this study showed was that some ...

ERS-2 data vital for maritime security

... in order to rapidly detect vessels and extract their positions. This data is integrated with coastal surveillance systems such as coastal radar, the automatic Identification System (AIS) and the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) for tracking fishing vessels. With this information, service providers can ...

Small-scale fishing in Mexico rivals industrial fisheries in accidental turtle deaths

... they shut down Hawaii's 20-boat, $55 million swordfish fleet to develop ways to avoid bycatch. The fishery reopened three years later but included an automatic cap that shuts down the season if the fleet as a whole hooks more than 17 turtles. In 2006, the cap was reached just three months into the 10-month ...

USC biomedical team to participate in $6 million low vision project

... call this the masking and crowding effects. To combat that reduced ability to see sharp details, a second team of researchers will use automatic techniques to outline and simplify the main objects in a scene, as in a cartoon, to increase their visibility and salience. These simplified objects ...

'New continent' and species discovered in Atlantic study

... currents and tides over the ridge were studied intensively and daily measurements were made of productivity in surface waters. The team left behind automatic equipment on the sea floor at six observing stations that will continue measurements and photography over the next two years. Further voyages are ...
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